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Results: 2008 English Nationals

Full results of the 2008 English National Championships from Preston's Guild Hall.

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Adjudicators:
David Read, Nigel Boddice, Chris Wormald

Test piece:
Infinity, Robert Redhead

Full Results:

1. Grimethorpe Colliery, Allan Withington, 8
2. Black Dyke, Dr Nicholas Childs, 14
3. Brighouse and Rastrick, Alan Morrison, 13
4. Mount Charles, Andrew Duncan, 9
5. Fodens Richardson, Garry Cutt, 10
6. Hepworth (Cookson Homes), Ian Porthouse, 4
7. Rothwell Temperance,David Roberts, 11
8. Leyland, Jason Katsikaris, 5
9. Fairey, Philip Chalk, 2
10. Reg Vardy, Steve Malcolm, 15
11. YBS Band, Morgan Griffiths, 6
12. PolySteel, Philip Harper, 12
13. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Russell Gray, 7
14. Redbridge, Jeremy Wise, 3
15. Fishburn, Ray Farr, 1

Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth



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Uniibrass

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Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 25 February • Town Hall Buildings, 68 Queen St, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS27 9DY


The Cobham Band -

Saturday 25 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall, 4 Embercourt Road, Thames Ditton KT70LQ


Elland Silver Band - Lofhouse 2000 and Tingley Bands & Oldsilkstone

Saturday 25 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH


Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 26 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU


GUS Virtuosi Band - The Hawth Brass Series

Sunday 26 February • The Hawth theatre, Crawley RH10 6YZ


Poole Borough Band

February 19 • Poole Borough Band are looking for a horn player and an Eb or Bb bass player to join the band after the area contest. We are a friendly second section band with gigs already in the diary for the summer season.


Stannington Brass Band

February 17 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section from 2017. Ambitious,sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work & personal circumstances we require: EEb bass or BBb bass. Current players flexible


Elland Silver Band

February 17 • We are looking to recruit a Solo Cornet player to start after the Yorkshire Regional Championships. The position would suit an experienced player or a talented young player looking to move to a Championship section band.


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist